Executive Director, Deputy to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning & Management

Austin, TX

Posted: 1/11/21
Deadline: 2/8/21

About This Organization

University of Texas at Austin

Job Duties

Executive Director, Deputy to the Associate Vice President
for Facilities Planning & Management

The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) welcomes nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director, Deputy to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning & Management (Deputy).

Facilities Planning & Management (FPM) is an organization with over 1,000 staff, employed in the departments of Capital Projects and Construction; Project Management and Construction Services; Facilities Services; Campus Real Estate Office; Sustainability; and the Office of the Associate Vice President. The mission of FPM is “providing excellence in facilities and services” and the organization is committed to promoting respect and civility in the workplace, and to creating an engaged, inclusive and diverse workforce.

The Deputy works closely with the AVP to identify and carry out strategic initiatives consistent with the direction provided by the Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). They are a key advisor, both in long range planning and in the allocation of resources for the organization. This requires close consultation and coordination with FPM Directors regarding departmental plans to coordinate and standardize actions across the portfolio. This position develops plans to support FPM’s strategic initiatives and prepares reports to monitor progress toward strategic goals. In addition, the deputy assists with coordinating work and communication across the portfolio as FPM focuses on increasing engagement, inclusion and diversity within the organization.

This position manages the Office of the FPM AVP, including providing leadership in staff development, resource allocation and coordination of activities within the office and with other departments within FPM. Additional responsibilities include serving on committees and teams at the university level both as a representative of FPM and to assist with implementation of university-wide initiatives and policies.

Required Qualifications

Other Info

For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications to:

Susan VanGilder, Partner
Kenna Boyd, Senior Associate

For more information, please visit UT Austin’s home page at and the full position description

The University of Texas at Austin is committed to providing an inclusive educational environment in which all students, faculty, and staff can learn, research, create, work and thrive free from all forms of harassment, discrimination, and misconduct. As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UT Austin complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.